Recent Research

people with obesity exercising
07.27.20

Pairing bariatric surgery with LVAD heart surgery may be an effective bridge to heart transplant for obese patients.

Young girl with disability
07.23.20

Adolescents and young women with disabilities can stop periods and get relief from distressing menstrual symptoms with IUDs, in the largest study in this population to date.

06.29.20

New evidence upturns long-held medical practice, showing the efficacy of an intervention to prevent premature labor and miscarriage for mothers carrying twins.

surgery
06.25.20

Black patients with esophageal cancer are less likely to receive life-saving surgery for early-stage disease than white patients.

06.23.20

What lessons can we learn from art therapists in times of high uncertainty and stress.

06.11.20

When deficit-focused reporting fails to tell the full stories of communities of color, newsroom ethics are eroded. 

painting of DNA
06.09.20

What it means for men and their families

plasma collection bag COVID-19 clinical trials
06.08.20

Clinical researchers are getting trials to patients with COVID-19 faster than ever. Here are the latest Jefferson trials testing potential COVID-19 therapies.

stroke in brain
06.04.20

Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise healthy. 

05.28.20

A new study finds that restoring the protein SV2 in a genetic form of ALS can correct abnormalities in transmission and even prevent cells from dying, providing a new target for future therapies. 

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